Corporate Responsibility at Merck: Discovering Better Ways to Make a Difference

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Corporate Responsibility at Merck is a commitment to discovering innovative solutions to the world's greatest health challenges while growing our business in a sustainable way.  Through innovative research, groundbreaking partnerships and smarter processes, we are focusing on four priority areas: Access to Health, Environmental Sustainability, Employees and Ethics and Transparency.

‘Saving Mothers, Giving Life’ Celebrates 1 Year of Reducing Maternal Mortality


Saving Mothers, Giving Life was launched in June 2012 with the goal of supporting countries where women are dying at alarming rates during pregnancy and childbirth to aggressively reduce maternal mortality. This post, which reflects on the program on its 1-year anniversary, was written by Celina Schocken, director of Saving Mothers, Giving Life.

AmeriCares Honors Merck with Power of Partnership Award


AmeriCares has presented its annual Power of Partnership Award to Merck & Co. Inc. in recognition of the company’s outstanding commitment to helping disaster survivors and improving health in the developing world. Merck is one of AmeriCares most committed donors, providing both products and financial support for the global health and disaster relief organization’s aid programs.

PYXERA Global Launches Website That Amplifies New Approaches To Global Engagement

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WASHINGTON, D.C., December 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global announces the launch of its new website, The web platform, which seeks to communicate the organization’s work on the new frontier of global engagement, follows closely the brand launch of this international nonprofit.

CDC Development Solutions Becomes PYXERA Global, Launches New Brand Identity

A Vision for Purposeful Global Engagement
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WASHINGTON, DC, November 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Early this month, CDC Development Solutions launched a new brand; the organization’s new name is PYXERA Global. The new name comes as part of a new brand identity fitting for the organization’s quarter-century impact in global development. The name, a fusion of two words evokes the role of the firm to serve as a navigator (pyxis) on the ground (terra). 

Pro Bono: Your Company's New HR Strategy


We set out to answer the question, “How can pro bono become a core part of your company's HR strategy?”  To get to the bottom of this, we partnered with Brian Grill, Executive Director of Merck's Office of Corporate Philanthropy and Executive Vice President of the Merck Foundation, to lead a webinar on the topic with ACCP. Miss the conversation?  Don't worry; we've got you covered. 

BSR’s Guiding Principles on Access to Healthcare Signed by 13 Pharmaceutical CEOs

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New York, September 24, 2013 /3BL Media/  - At an event today held in conjunction with the United Nations General Assembly, BSR released its Guiding Principles on Access to Healthcare (GPAH), an industry-led call for more cross-sector collaboration to expand access to quality healthcare that has been signed by the CEOs of 13 major pharmaceutical companies. - Merck (NYSE:MRK) Publishes 2012 Global Corporate Responsibility Report

The report focuses on the company's corporate responsibility activities, progress and performance during 2012
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July 31, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Merck, known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, has released its 2012 Global Corporate Responsibility Report. The report, available at, focuses on Merck's corporate responsibility activities, progress and performance during 2012 in four priority areas where the company is positioned to have a positive impact: Access to Health, Environmental Sustainability, Employees, and Ethics and Transparency. - Merck KGaA (FRA:MRK) Publishes its Sixth Corporate Responsibility Report

The report has attained an A+ application level as defined by the guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative.
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May 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, has published its sixth Corporate Responsibility Report, covering the years 2011 and 2012. It is available online at

Takeaways From The 4th Annual International Corporate Volunteerism Conference: Leadership, Talent Development, and Social Impact

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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Earlier this month, the 4th Annual International Corporate Volunteerism Conference convened leaders from PepsiCo, Dow Corning, GlaxoSmithKline, IBM, John Deere, Merck, Pfizer, and SAP alongside members of the U.S. Department of State, USAID, International Business Leaders Forum, and other prominent public-sector groups.


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